Source: Queers United "Ms. Claire Buffie a contestant for Miss America is the first ever pageant queen to campaign on an LGBT rights platform. Having won the nomination for Miss New York the beauty queen/photographer and activist now vies for the top crown."
"Ms. Buffie has been active in educating students about respect and acceptance for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. A straight ally herself, Buffie has a lesbian sister whom she wants to see have equal rights in her lifetime."
"Visit the Miss America site to vote for Buffie, or text MANY to 24470."
Be sure to tune in on January 15th to see if she is selected to the top 15!
Thank you E at Queers United and my appoligies for cliping the entire article I didn't have time to write one myself:)